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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-21-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By mbutts
I'm in the Detroit Metro area so I'm within an...

I'm in the Detroit Metro area so I'm within an hour for both Hensley and ProPride. I went to both facilities and I was more impressed by the construction of the 3P so that's what I bought.

I...
Forum: FR3 05-31-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,884
Posted By mbutts
Our storage lot is inside of a large...

Our storage lot is inside of a large store-your-stuff facility. You need a gate code to enter the premises, then a different gate code to get into the RV area. They have high def video of someone...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 05-30-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By mbutts
Well, darn. Sidewall crack

My "Over Five Years Old Trade In Alarm" has been going off this spring. I feel like I can't keep up with all the problems/breaks/explosions/repairs.


I discovered a 4-5" crack in the side wall...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-24-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By mbutts
I purchased Roadmaster 302 padlocks. They are...

I purchased Roadmaster 302 padlocks. They are keyed alike and replace the snap ring or clip pins.


Available at e-trailer: https://www.etrailer.com/Accessories-and-Parts/Roadmaster/RM-302.html
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-15-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By mbutts
We have the same issue on our 2017 3011DS. I...

We have the same issue on our 2017 3011DS. I tried for months to get another gasket from Forest River to have a local auto glass shop re-install the glass, no luck in getting the right part. We...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-04-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By mbutts
I bought the NSA so I wouldn't have to mess...

I bought the NSA so I wouldn't have to mess around with putting a robobrake in the footwell every time, worry about running down the towed's battery, or having to chase down electrical gremlins....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-24-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,116
Posted By mbutts
I liked the towing, but not the parking. I had a...

I liked the towing, but not the parking. I had a crew cab long bed so it was just shy of 23' long.
The best part of owning that truck was the range. I went from an Expedition with about 90 minutes...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 01-17-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By mbutts
I know you've asked for real life experience, but...

I know you've asked for real life experience, but I'm still waiting for the insurance to be sorted out for my cat theft from several weeks ago.



In the meantime, I purchased the Cat Strap...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 09-14-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By mbutts
If you go with a wireless, please post which...

If you go with a wireless, please post which camera you end up with. I wouldn't mind retiring mine due to the fact that it sometimes rains in Michigan :)
Good luck!
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 09-14-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By mbutts
I did not see them do the change, but they did...

I did not see them do the change, but they did tell me it was a bugger. They had to remove the large crown moulding on the back wall/ceiling to access the wiring. My RVS camera's connection is not...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 09-14-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By mbutts
Do you know what brand the camera is? My RVS...

Do you know what brand the camera is? My RVS camera on my 2017 was replaced under warranty due to water intrusion. The new one also lets water in so after a good rain, I can't see anything but a...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 08-27-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By mbutts
Very nice! I just used that spot to shove my...

Very nice! I just used that spot to shove my ScanGauge into so my wife can yell at me when we're low on fuel.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-27-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By mbutts
I have a 2017 3011 and have had the same problem...

I have a 2017 3011 and have had the same problem since new. Leaving the faucets on, leaving the water pump running, and using the Camco thingy just didn't work. The best "fix" I have found is using...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 07-18-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mbutts
It's getting more interesting since EVERYONE is...

It's getting more interesting since EVERYONE is out of stock due to the Texas Freezeover a few months ago.


I contacted Challenger doors to see if they have a roll to sell.


I may just end up...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 07-13-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mbutts
@bezzola The closest dealer is a General...

@bezzola


The closest dealer is a General RV which is usually quite unpleasant. Well, if I can't find it online, I guess I'll go there.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 07-13-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mbutts
Oops, I forgot to post a photo of the seal ...

Oops, I forgot to post a photo of the seal


https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMkCVZgEpEEu03pne96DTwCdcCSXUifxh063DuM
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 07-13-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mbutts
Compartment Door Seal

I've been searching for a while for new compartment door seals for my 2017 Forest River Forester 3011 motorhome. They're a bit squished down after 4+ years and I'm getting some water inside the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-22-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,779
Posted By mbutts
You'll need to contact the manufacturer of your...

You'll need to contact the manufacturer of your converter (the box with the fuses and circuit breakers in it, not shown in your photos) since it controls the charging of your coach battery. My 2017...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 06-22-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By mbutts
If you want to try a couple of free or low-cost...

If you want to try a couple of free or low-cost method, here's what I've done:


Follow the instructions at...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 04-28-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,898
Posted By mbutts
You'll need to order the Lippert module for tank...

You'll need to order the Lippert module for tank monitoring (mine has LP, black, grey, and fresh on it). If you call Lippert's part department, they should be able to figure out which revision of...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-18-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,095
Posted By mbutts
I suggest calling Progressive's tech support...

I suggest calling Progressive's tech support line. They're usually available during the day and can walk you through diagnosing your issue.


8A.M-12PM & 1PM -4PM EST
Phone 269-781-4241
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-03-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By mbutts
We headed south from Detroit on Thursday with the...

We headed south from Detroit on Thursday with the pink stuff still in the plumbing. We stopped overnight in Georgetown KY and I flushed the pink out and bleached the water lines and tank. Then,...
Forum: Cherokee 03-19-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,066
Posted By mbutts
I'm on my 4th RV (pop-up, 23' hybrid, 32' travel...

I'm on my 4th RV (pop-up, 23' hybrid, 32' travel trailer, 32' class C motorhome) and have experienced a single tire problem. On the TT, one of the valve stems starting leaking.


I am vigilant on...
Forum: Dynamax 01-25-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,198
Posted By mbutts
My Forester motorhome has the Bigfoot hydraulic...

My Forester motorhome has the Bigfoot hydraulic levelers that refused to actually level the RV no matter how many times I calibrated it.


I found that the sensor was never attached to the RV. It...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 12-10-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By mbutts
For the ultimate suspension upgrade:...

For the ultimate suspension upgrade: https://youtu.be/knG7L7VTeeY by MORyde
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